This week I’m planting my potatoes in a makeshift cage made of a bit of wire fencing. It’s nothing fancy but with the addition of some straw and a soil it will make a fine potato tower. Last year I planted potatoes in a laundry basket and that turned out pretty well.
I fear that it is too late to start growing potatoes in Texas. It was 80 degrees yesterday and the warm season crops are the only thing available in the local nurseries. We shall see.
Grow a Good Life has an extensive article you should really check out – 6 Potato Planting Methods. It’s worth it just for the growing tips and ideas.